In­de­pen­dent deputy cleared

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A to­tal of 152 MPs voted yes­ter­day against lift­ing the im­mu­nity of the in­de­pen­dent MP Nikos Nikolopou­los, who has come un­der fire by groups rep­re­sent­ing gays in Greece for com­ments on tele­vi­sion con­demn­ing gay mar­riage along with other state­ments per­ceived as ho­mo­pho­bic. Only 23 MPs in the 300-seat House voted in fa­vor of him fac­ing pros­e­cu­tion, with 3 vot­ing present.

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